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Thursday, 16 February 2017

Trump retains LGBT State Department official, frustrating Christian conservatives

Trump retains LGBT State Department official, frustrating Christian conservatives
- President for less than a month, Donald Trump has come through for the overwhelming numbers of religious conservatives who helped put him in office — but not so much on LGBT issues.
Conservative Christians in particular cheered his nomination of Neil Gorsuch to the Supreme Court and Trump’s promised “fix” for the Johnson Amendment, which restricts pastors’ ability to politick in the pulpit. But for the second time since his inauguration, Trump has decided to preserve an Obama-era initiative to protect sexual minorities.